Franchising remains a growth industry in New Zealand that is becoming increasingly complex and specialised and it is important that practitioners are able to provide their clients with effective advice on potentially life changing decisions. This seminar will cover the fundamentals of advising your clients on entry into a franchise agreement and working through some of the common disputes that may emerge both in the course of the relationship and on termination.
This seminar will include:
After attending this seminar you will be able to:
Commercial lawyers, general practitioners.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
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Principal, The Franchise Lawyer, Auckland
Sarah has over 20 years legal experience working with businesses and entrepreneurial business owners. She deals with all aspects of owning and operating businesses for her clients, with a particular focus on franchise work. Sarah has had in-house roles and worked outside the law including ownership of a non-legal business. Working in and owning businesses has given Sarah a genuine understanding of the issues owners and managers have to deal with, and the need to keep the commercial objectives in sight when advising on legal risks and options. She has written or reviewed 100s of Franchise Agreements, has represented many well-known franchise systems and companies and is a regular presenter at franchise seminars and webinars.
Deirdre has practised as a Barrister since 1993, and is a specialist in franchise disputes. She holds an LLM (Hons), is a regular presenter on legal issues relating to franchising, writes regularly on franchise issues, lectures at Auckland University in franchising and is Vice Chair of the New Zealand Franchise Association.
If written notice of cancellation of a registration arrives before the day of the seminar we will refund the registration fee, less an administration fee of $40. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute - to correctly assign CPD credit, CLE must be notified in advance. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars if necessary.